Miss Potter

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Publisher:
Genius Products,
Pub. Date:
2007.
Language:
English
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The true story of the woman who created some of the most beloved characters in children's literature comes to the screen in this drama leavened with elements of comedy and romance. Beatrix Potter (Renée Zellweger) is a imaginative but gently eccentric woman living in the socially and intellectually confining circumstances of Victorian England. Potter's wealthy parents are eager for her to marry a successful man and settle down, but she has ideas of her own, and has been writing and illustrating a series of stories for children centered around a character she calls Peter Rabbit. Potter's efforts to find a publisher for her stories prove difficult, but in time she finds a firm who agrees to give her book a chance, and Norman Warne (Ewan McGregor) is put in charge of the project. While Warne is new to the publishing game, he believes Potter has great talent and potential, and throws himself into the work with enthusiasm. A strong personal bond grows between Potter and Warne, and in time he asks her to marry him; however, Beatrix's parents do not approve of Norman, and she is forced to choose between her mother and father and the man she loves. Norman's sister Mille (Emily Watson) urges Beatrix to follow her heart, and she accepts Norman's proposal, but fate has other plans. Miss Potter was directed by Chris Noonan, who created an international sensation with his first feature film, Babe. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Flynn, Barbara, 1948-
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Lesser, Anton.
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McGregor, Ewan, 1971-
Medavoy, Mike.
Messer, Arnold W.
Noonan, Chris.
Owen, L.
Paterson, Bill, 1945-
Sienega, Corey.
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subject_facetBiographical -- Feature
Biographical films
Drama
Feature films
Historical -- Feature
Historical films
London (England) -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama
Potter, Beatrix, -- 1866-1943. -- Drama
Potter, Beatrix, -- 1866-1943. -- Original Peter Rabbit books. -- Drama
Publishers and publishing -- England -- London -- Drama
Upper class families -- England -- London -- Drama
Video recordings
Women -- Feature
title_displayMiss Potter
title_fullMiss Potter [videorecording] / The Weinstein Company and Phoenix Pictures present a David Kirschner production in association with Isle of Man Film and the UK Film Council, a Chris Noonan film ; produced by David Kirschner, Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, David Thwaites ; written by Richard Maltby Jr. ; directed by Chris Noonan
title_shortMiss Potter
topic_facetMan-woman relationships
Potter, Beatrix
Publishers and publishing
Upper class families
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